Tally-Ho on Targets for New Horizons After Pluto

October 20, 2014 1:53 PM

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Tally-Ho on Targets for New Horizons After Pluto

Astronomers using the Hubble Space Telescope have located at least one and possibly three Kuiper Belt objects that NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft can reach after its flyby Pluto next year.

“After years of searching, my team and I have found a world in the Kuiper Belt for New Horizons to visit after Pluto!,” astronomer Alex Parker, with the Southwest Research Institute in Boulder, Colo., posted on Twitter.

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